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Top CEOs Declare America's Manufacturing Sector Requires Pro-Industry Policies, Capital Management and Innovation to Maintain Economic Leadership

DETROIT, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Business, nonprofit and advocacy leaders today have called for a recovery of the manufacturing sector that includes enacting pro-industry policies and regulation that drive research and development, managing capital and investment, and creating new demand th...

USAID Selects Abt Associates to Lead Team in Strengthening Mexico Private Sector Competitiveness

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates announced it has been awarded a 5-year, $17.8 million contract from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead a team of organizations in improving private sector competitiveness while protecting biodiversity in ...

Jatropha Sector Reality Check: Still Viable In Volatile Times? Upcoming Webcast Shares Latest Insights

In this time of global economic uncertainty, a top question of Jatropha developers is, "What impact will the current economic crisis have on the Jatropha sector and its prominence as a viable, sustainable biofuel?" To address this critical concern and more, a free 20 January webinar has...

Oxford Finance Corporation and GE Healthcare Financial Services Reaffirm Commitment to Biotech Sector in Europe

LONDON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxford Finance Corporation and GE Healthcare Financial Services have provided a joint pounds Sterling 7.5 million senior secured loan to Astex Therapeutics Limited. This represents one of the largest venture loans provided to a biotechnology company in Europe. ...

Florida's Technology Sector Attracting Skilled Workers Needing Homes

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With its warm business climate and appealing lifestyle, Florida is fast becoming one of the nation's leading technology states. Statewide, Florida's high-tech industries added 10,900 net jobs in 2005, reaching a total of 276,400 jobs, according to Florid...

Expanding Indiana's Breakthroughs in Health Information Technology (Exibhit Indiana): Initiative to Advance the State's Health IT National Leadership and Assets Launched to Bring More Awareness to Sector

INDIANAPOLIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As the federal economic stimulus package moves to fund leading applications of health information technology (HIT), Indiana sits in the pole position. The Hoosier state boasts one of the strongest health IT sectors anywhere in the United States today with f...

China Technology Announces Entry to the Solar Energy Sector

HONG KONG, Sept. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Technology Development Group Corporation (Nasdaq: CTDC; "CTDC" or the "Company") today announced the new business strategy of entering the booming solar energy sector. With strong government commitment to significantly increase China's ...

Wisconsin biotech sector featured in scientific magazine

Schools, tech transfer and government cited as major advantages MADISON, Wis. Wisconsins biotechnology community is once again in the limelight thanks to feature appearing in the June issue of Modern Drug Discovery. The article examines Wisconsins growing biotech clusters in Madison and Mil...

Life-science sector grabbed VC investment in 2004

Last year was supposedly a banner year for venture capital investments in general, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree report, which is based on data from the National Venture Capital Association . Still, what does this mean for the life science industry? Also, what does it mean...

Tommy Thompson tackles the private sector in spades

Tommy Thompson, former U.S. Health and Human Services secretary and longtime Wisconsin governor, has plunged head-first into several high-profile executive positions since leaving his Cabinet post in January. Thompson accepted three positions: senior adviser for Big Four accounting firm Deloitte...

Midwest large-cap life-science sector is solid in first quarter

Last week, we witnessed a biotech meltdown during the first quarter of 2005 amid poor overall stock market performance. This week, we will take a look at the larger cap life science companies. Note that these results dont include further bad news for the pharmaceutical sector. You may have not...

State of biotech, medical device sector is focus of upcoming conference

Madison, Wis. -- Established and emerging biotech companies in Wisconsin's biotechnology sector will review the state of their industry at the upcoming Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Conference . The conference will be held Oct. 14, at the Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc....

Computer recycling: An environmental mandate the private sector can support

M adison, Wis. - Chances are, your business has some sort of method of disposing of its old computers when they are no longer needed. The company might send them to an asset management company, leasing firm, or recycler. It might donate the computers to a charity. But what does your home ...

Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector

Wisconsins business leaders in biotechnology and genetic testing know well the importance of federal regulations on analyte-specific reagents (ASRs), essentially the active ingredients of many genetic tests. Recent efforts to reform to these regulations could provide exciting opportunities for Wis...

TomoTherapy's 100th radiology system reaches public sector

Madison, Wis. - TomoTherapy, Inc. has reached the public sector with the sale of its 100 th Hi-Art radiology system. The Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., a hospital under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs , now is treating patients with TomoTherapy's cancer-targeting sys...

OmniComm Systems Acquires EDC Assets of Leading Phase I Clinical Software Vendor - Logos Technologies, Ltd.

...to capture and track outcomes of clinical trials." The Phase I trial sector is among the fastest growing segments of the clinical research industry, ... will reach $120 million in 2010 for electronic data capture in the phase I sector alone. Solutions for a phase I specific environment must be developed to ...

Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions

... activities in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Merchant Banking and Media, "but while this month has been very encouraging for the health and biotech sector it is important to realize that this strong performance has been driven in large part by the tremendous stock gains of Human Genome Science, Targacept...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Names Roy J. Wu as Senior Vice President for Business Development

...onsible management positions in global business development, licensing, international marketing, project management, clinical development, and Pacific sector regulatory and pharmaceutical development. "The addition of Roy Wu to NovaBay's executive team is a clear win for the company," said Ron Najafi...

Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme (JWTP)

... because of the capability to deliver an integrated "One Stop Solution" for Jatropha Agri-business operations to the agricultural and energy sector worldwide. Since this is Not a Conference, It is a Hi-Tech Training Programme, the Seats are Limited Mail to jatrophatraining (at) gmail (dot...

NPL and University of Surrey sign £10m deal

...mmunications and internet connectivity. Next Generation Materials and Characterisation - With applications in automotive, aerospace and the growing sector of space and satellite engineering. Nanotechnology and Photonics - Covering the latest in high speed optical communications and the next phase of mi...

Life Sciences Real Estate Outperforming Other Sectors

...newsletter that covers bioscience real estate, development financing and investment. BREI was launched in 2006 in recognition that there is a distinct sector of the commercial real estate market specializing in office, research and development (R&D), laboratory, manufacturing, and distribution space own...

Growing Awareness and Increased Investments Lead to Growth of Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements Sector, Reveals Frost & Sullivan

...ullivan's Food & Beverage Focus 2009 Annual Executive MindXchange on Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements sector The Indian food processing industry has seen some spectacular product developments such as probiotic fortified yoghurt, buttermilk, omega forti...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

...in the United States later this year. The Siemens Healthcare sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry. The co...hcare reported sales of euro 11.2 billion, orders of euro 11.8 billion, and sector profit of euro 1.2 billion. Further information can be found by visiting ...

Anthony Hess to Lead SAIC Health Solutions Business Unit

... IBM healthcare products sold to federal, state and local governments. Hess also played a key role within the Battelle Memorial Institute's government sector where he led the strategic planning and organization of physical and computational facilities for the contract research business, and was responsible ...

German Alliance for Industrial Biotechnology Debuts in Montreal

...ndustrial biotechnology clusters and chemical parks, in addition to regional investment agencies. The alliance aims to bolster Germany's biotechnology sector by creating new business opportunities across the entire value chain. Members of the alliance will be presenting together at the Sixth Annual World Co...

Accuri Cytometers Completes $4 Million Series D Financing

...venture capital investments in early and expansion stage business services and life sciences companies. Baird Venture Partners leverages its in-depth sector knowledge, experienced investment team and network of relationships to serve as a value-added partner for its portfolio companies. For more informati...

Business Opportunities in Spain's Fast-Growing Biotechnology Industry

...which business opportunities will be presented for foreign companies in the sector in Spain. Experts will respond to the questions of participants live. ...tp://www.xtalks.com/events/xto341spain3/reg1.html The biotechnology sector is one of the most dynamic in Spain. It has maintained an annual growth rat...

High-Tech 'Smart' Face Mask Helps Hong Kong Families Combat Swine Flu

...n Filligent's success story. Since its launch this Spring 2009, the BioMask(TM) has been purchased by national governments, NGOs and blue-chip private sector organizations. To date, the BioMask(TM) has been approved for sale in the European Community and Australia, having met or exceeded each territory's re...

Celtic Pharma Holdings Announces Investment in Novacta Biosystems Limited

...tment Fund-of-funds to invest in technology-based businesses and we look forward to helping the Government fulfil its ambitions in the UK life science sector as we continue to invest. CP2 is currently assessing several further opportunities to invest in attractive, high-growth potential UK companies." ...

Cell Therapeutics Added to Russell 3000(R), Russell 2000(R) and Russell Global(R) Indexes

...ich remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate large-cap, small-cap, all-cap indexes as well as the applicable style, sector and country indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective, market capitalization rankings and style attributes....

OmniComm Systems Announces Acquisition of EDC Business of eResearchTechnology

... expansion into Europe during 2007-2008 was the first prong of executing on this strategy. ERT has served several markets, including the governmental sector and Fortune 500 sponsors, that complement our focus on biotech and medical device clinical trial sponsors." Dr. Michael McKelvey, ERT's Preside...

CutisPharma, Inc. Receives Verified Accreditation for Wholesale Distributors from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy for Woburn Facility

...al company focusing on the development and commercialization of value-added proprietary drug products and technologies in the prescription compounding sector of the pharmaceutical industry. Product line and development efforts initially are focused on providing optimized, more efficient alternatives for the...

Pharmaceutical Institute Launches New E-Course Focused on Health Policy

...nder consideration and explains the perspectives of advocates and opponents. Possible implications of change for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector are explored. Hot Topics -- Health reform isn't the only front-burner health policy issue on Capitol Hill today. This module explores recen...

Nanobiotech Center Wins $2.5 Million, 4-Year Grant

...edical technologies. In addition to their technology-development efforts, the Centers will coordinate research leading to commercial opportunities and sector development. The Biotechnology Center is a private, non-profit corporation supported by the N.C. General Assembly. Its mission is to provide lon...

Paris Dates for CPhI Worldwide 2010

...dwide, with ICSE, BioPh and P-MEC, are staged by Netherlands-based UBM International Media. Worldwide locations of annual sister events for the pharma sector include Japan (April); China (June); South America - Brazil (August) and India (November). See: www.cphi.com , www.icsexpo.com , www.bioph-...

Cell Therapeutics on Preliminary List of Additions to Russell 3000(R) Index and Russell Global(R) Index

...ich remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate large-cap, small-cap, all-cap indexes as well as the applicable style, sector and country indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective, market capitalization rankings and style attributes....

China Biologic Products Closes the $9.6 Million Private Placement

...investors have solid experience in providing growth capital to early and expansion stage companies in China and are knowledgeable about the healthcare sector in particular. About China Biologic Products, Inc. China Biologic Products, Inc. (the "Company"), through its indirect majority-owned s...

Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data

...bat a given strain and against shared properties of several strains (Syntope(TM) vaccines). The company is partnering with governments and the private sector in providing predictive tools and vaccines in furtherance of the public health initiative to prevent and combat epidemics. * The company's vaccin...

Industry Professionals Get Schooled in Real-World Oncology Issues at NCCN Academy

...usiness program features an interactive curriculum that exposes participants to the current environment, trends, and controversies facing the oncology sector and discussion about how key stakeholders, including industry, can create mutually successful working relationships. The scope of the subject matter i...

China Biologic Products Enters Into Private Placement Agreements to Raise $9.6 Million

...investors have solid experience in providing growth capital to early and expansion stage companies in China and are knowledgeable about the healthcare sector in particular. About China Biologic Products, Inc. China Biologic Products, Inc. (the "Company"), through its indirect majority-owned s...
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